When eggnog is on hand, many people go no further than adding booze and stirring, but it is a great addition to recipes, too.

“Cheesecake is delicious with eggnog in it,” says Adrienne, and so it is! Try CHOW’s Eggnog Cheesecake. love2bake uses eggnog in place of evaporated milk in pumpkin pie. BamiaWruz makes easy eggnog ice cream by mixing eggnog and whole milk, and freezing in her ice cream maker.

Eggnog can stand in for the egg and milk mixture for French toast, and be used in the custard for bread pudding. Try it in place of milk in pancake or waffle batters, and in quick breads or cakes. Or frost a cake with CHOW’s Eggnog Frosting.

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